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Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children

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Sometimes "happily ever after" is no guarantee. We feature short, original fairy tales that turn towards the dark and unsettling. These stories are not intended for children, but most of them do stand alone.

Sometimes "happily ever after" is no guarantee. We feature short, original fairy tales that turn towards the dark and unsettling. These stories are not intended for children, but most of them do stand alone.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Sometimes "happily ever after" is no guarantee. We feature short, original fairy tales that turn towards the dark and unsettling. These stories are not intended for children, but most of them do stand alone.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 107: A New Place

2/28/2021
Death allows herself to be led away. Follow-up to Gravestone.

Duration:00:10:30

Episode 106: Shanty

1/19/2021
A sailor hears a song at sea.

Duration:00:14:38

Holiday Special: A Little World

12/25/2020
Scott reads a story he wrote 20 years ago.

Duration:00:17:38

Special: On A Dark Cold Night Creativity Challenge for the Sonar Network

12/24/2020
I'm joined by Kristen Zaza from the On A Dark, Cold Night podcast to come up with a collaborative swapping story starting from the word "headquarters." Audio edited and compiled by Michael Mongiardi and Marianna Miniotis from the Sonar Network.

Duration:00:19:50

Episode 105: The Witch Boy (Sleep pt 6of6)

12/5/2020
The witch boy tries to defeat the queen.

Duration:00:44:16

Episode 104: The Old King (Sleep pt 5of6)

10/28/2020
The witch boy is imprisoned beneath the castle.

Duration:00:21:51

Episode 103: Audience with the Queen (Sleep 4of6)

9/3/2020
The witch boy sneaks into the throne room to meet the queen.

Duration:00:19:52

Episode 102: Cobbling (Sleep pt 3of6)

8/13/2020
A witch boy tries to find his way into a castle.

Duration:00:13:06

Episode 101: Awakening (Sleep pt 2of6)

6/28/2020
The witch boy wakes up to an uncertain future.

Duration:00:24:41

Episode 100: Sleep

5/24/2020
A kingdom is struck by a sleeping curse.

Duration:00:22:50

Episode 99: Buckle to Branchford

4/13/2020
A girl finds her walk takes an unusually long time.

Duration:00:18:29

Episode 98: The Lampmaker

3/1/2020
A lampmaker gets a strange request.

Duration:00:10:29

Episode 97: Gravestone

2/29/2020
A girl tries to find out when she will die.

Duration:00:23:23

Episode 96: Master of Coin

2/26/2020
A coinmaster finds a dangerous problem in his treasury.

Duration:00:19:33

Episode 95: The Brewers

2/10/2020
A brewer searches for the secret of the perfect pint.

Duration:00:15:24

2019 Holiday Special

12/31/2019
This year features five listener-submitted stories! Me, Irene and the Bear Make Three by Elliot Wolfgang Falkus Ogg M'Gogg by Christine Faught The Fairy Kettle by Deborah Markus Curiosities by Maddox Campbell The Hollows by Jeannette Cravens

Duration:01:04:38

Episode 94: The Boy Who Wouldn't Stop Growing

12/8/2019
A boy grows at a fantastic rate.

Duration:00:17:19

Episode 93: The Raven Ghost

11/24/2019
A ghostly raven visits a small chapel and its people.

Duration:00:09:27

Episode 92: The True King

11/1/2019
A king seeks a magical solution to an invasion.

Duration:00:11:18

Episode 91: Doors

10/4/2019
A tailor finds a door through time.

Duration:00:12:23